installing HP printer, setup

Jim binarynut at
Tue Sep 28 21:36:23 UTC 2010

  On 09/28/2010 04:47 PM, JD wrote:
> On 09/28/2010 12:18 PM, Jim wrote:
>>     FC13
>> I have installed the HPLIP drivers for a Deskjet F4580 printer, but cups
>> can't complete setup because of a file called foomatic-rip-hplip ,which
>> doesn't  exist in fedora , but foomatic-rip does exist in fedora.
>> This foomatic-rip-hplip is called from the the .ppd file, instead of the
>> foomatic-rip file.
>> I have to edit the .ppd file for this printer and change the
>> foomatic-rip-hplip to foomatic-rip, WHERE is THIS .PPD file located in
>> FC13 ?
> From
> :
> 5. Added foomatic-rip-hplip support. Foomatic-rip-hplip is for distros
> that do not have the latest foomatic-rip which is required for drv support.
I have foomatic-rip on this box and I believed that it is called from 
the ppd file, is /etc/cups/ppd where it is called from ?

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